Category Archives: Baseball

Opening Day, 2020.

By Jeff Baker July 23, 2020   Imagine the scene: Black-and-white, midsummer, evening. A large, American ballpark. Empty seats with cardboard cutouts filling the stands. Camera zip-pans to SERLING, standing in front of the closed hot dog stand. SERLING: “Opening … Continue reading

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Called Out for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker. January 24, 2020.

Buddy Montcrief is Called Out By Jeff Baker   Sure I remember the Wilkins League. Hell, I played in the damn thing from the time I was nineteen until I messed my leg up in ’28, just after I turned … Continue reading

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Gee, It’s a Wonderful Game; Friday Flash Fics for August 9, 2019 by Jeff Baker

Gee, It’s a Wonderful Game By Jeff Baker   I held the old baseball in my hand and gawked. “Babe Ruth?” I said awed. “Babe Ruth? Lou Gehrig? John Maguire? They signed this?” “Well, those are their names,” Marc said. … Continue reading

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A Grand Slam for Friday Flash Fics, by Jeff Baker (January 18, 2019)

  Paolo MacGillivray and the Five Run Homer   By Jeff Baker   You can say that there’s no such thing as a five-run-homer in baseball. You can even look it up if you can find a rulebook. But I … Continue reading

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